Prof Jeremy Watson
Professor of Engineering Systems, University College London
Chief Scientist & Engineer, Building Research Establishment
Jeremy Watson CBE is Professor of Engineering Systems at UCL. Concurrently, he is Chief Scientist and Engineer at the Building Research Establishment (BRE). A past MHCLG Chief Scientific Adviser, he has industrial experience as BOC (Edwards) plc Technology Director, and Global Research Director at Arup.
Jeremy is a Fellow and Trustee of the Royal Academy of Engineering (and recent past Chair of the National Engineering Policy Committee). His specialties include emerging technology identification, cybersecurity at the ‘Edge’, sustainable engineering, research strategy and innovation processes.
Jeremy is currently Director of a £25m National Centre of Excellence funded by EPSRC and 100+ industrial and government user partners, composed of 16+ universities collaborating on Cybersecurity of the Internet of Things.